British Colonial Realism in Africa

  • Palgrave Macmillan
  • 2020
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  • English
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  • 9780230378018
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What role do objects play in realist narratives as they move between societies and their different systems of value as commodities, as charms, as gifts, as trophies, or as curses? This book explores how the struggle to represent objects in British colonial realism corresponded with historical struggles over the material world and its significance.